This week I painted the large columns and mantle surrounding this fireplace for a client.
Below is how the fireplace looked before I started...
It was important to compliment the client's tapestry hanging and not compete with it. I chose to create a terracotta marble for the columns to pull those colors from the tapestry and a lighter marble for the upper and lower mantle. A black marble effect was used on the bases and tops of the columns as an accent.
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